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Making Strides with Sharing Shoes

Sharing Shoes is setting itself up for an exciting year in 2021! To date, we have collected 1,217 pairs of shoes, and hosted collection events at 15 different locations. As we enter 2021, our goal is to continue expanding our impact and reach to under-served...

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Supporting the CDC in the Global Pandemic

SeKON is on the front lines of the COVID-19 response maintaining the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) COVID-19 website. The COVID-19 emergency response is history in the making. SeKON is honored to support CDC in protecting people from a global health threat. Typical...

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Growth at SAMHSA

The SeKON SAMHSA team has had many exciting changes in the last few months. SAMHSA hired a new Contracting Officer Representative (COR) who has been more involved in the planning process and attended all the team Agile Scrum ceremonies which has helped consolidate meetings. This...

Group of People and Customer Service Concepts

What Business Are You In?

This is a question we are all frequently asked and often requires additional explanation to people not in the IT industry. However, in pondering this question, I think there is one business that we are all part of regardless of our technical and managerial skillsets....

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SeKON’ference Corner: Virtual Edition

LPDH Leidos-led MHS GENESIS Event This event brought the MHS GENESIS Leidos Partnership for Defense Health industry executives together for a 90-minute exclusive discussion focused on What's Working, Areas of Expansion, and New Opportunities for industry. CMS Industry Day  This event focused on reducing barriers to communication and...

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Quality Corner: Certifying Our Capabilities

After several months of hard work, we are nearing the finish line! On Monday 12/28/20, our external auditor completed the ISO (International Organization for Standardization) audit, and we hope to add one more certification to SeKON’s list. We have implemented an ISO 9001 quality management...

Unsung Hero Simone Young Document Control Specialist

Unsung Hero

Simone Young is our ECCM JOMIS Configuration and Release Management Lead.  Simone’s dedication to the JOMIS and SeKON mission is of no surprise to SeKON Leadership.  However, it’s especially gratifying when our customer recognizes it. Her responsiveness to our customer's needs and willingness to pick...

Busy at BOPMSS

Busy at BOPMSS

Upon the direction of our government customer, the BOPMSS (Business Operations and Program Management Support Services) program entered Phase 2 of their return to the workplace on September 21.  Between 30% and 60% of the staff are now on site at the Skyline offices in...

Sketching the SAMHSA Road Map

The SAMHSA team recently launched a new high-level Road Map using a free version of Trello.  The project Road Map provides our COR and Business/Site Owner visibility and ownership into the project plan and activities for the next 3-6-9 months.   We meet with the...

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NHLBI News

Team SeKON at NHLBI (the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute at NIH), had a very busy summer. COVID-19 related updates kept the team busy, as did the launch of a new Intranet Knowledge Hub (which involved multiple teams). As a result of that work,...